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the sequester would have a damaging impact on maryland's economy. virginia governor bob mcdonnell is also a warning about the effects of the sequester. he has written to president obama asking him to keep his campaign pledge to avert automatic spending cuts. bob mcdonnell says virginia would feel the cuts more than any other state because a bid setting concentration of military assets. >> family and friends are looking for answers after a former marine died in a police involved shooting in alexandria. police went to a home on duke street on monday and ordered to investigate a domestic dispute. a witness told abc 7 news that when officers arrived, a man identified by family members as 30-year-old pat sellers had a gun and did not drop it. the witnesses then heard a gunshot and the man was dead. family and friends are stunned >> . it's like i'm dreaming. i am very numb. >> i know he did not cause any problems in alexandria. >> police say the officers involved in the shooting are on leave. detectives are piecing together what exactly happened. >> the mother of a toddler who was allegedl
today on the impact of sequestration. lawmakers will look at how it will affect the economy, middle- class, and the small business. if a deal is not reached by march 1 the vast majority of the defense department's 800,000 civilian workers will be furloughed. virginia and maryland are two of five states expected to be hardest hit. it would have a big impact on travel. fewer passengers would use d.c. area airports and fewer people will take vacations this summer. >> today's the day you can start entering the lottery to get tickets for one of the most popular events in d.c. >> the annual white house easter egg roll, the ticket lottery started to cry a.m. this morning and will end on 10:00 february 25. >> in business news, is american or british dates for boeing. >> few americans are spending money now that paychecks are getting smaller. linda bell joins us with those stories and more. >> w know anyone spending less now that our paychecks are a little lighter? the payroll tax cut is leaving 70% of americans to cut back on spending. the national retail federation says many are delaying m
will feel the cuts. >> these cuts are not smart not there, they will honor its our economy, and hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment roll. palooza their jobs. the-- people will lose their jobs. >> he felt initially that it would pressure congress, but now he says it's not an option. >> residents will get the chance to hear more about montgomery county's challenges, accomplishments, and future plans this evening when county executive gives his state of the congcounty address. >> that will be broadcast live on county's cable channel as well as on their web site. 4:50. jacqui says we need to have warm clothing today. >> bundle up. wind out of the northwest at 13 miles an hour. that will pickup to 25 miles an hour. it will be bitter cold today. like sunday. gaithersburg is 18 degrees and it feels like 16 in hagerstown. 26 in winchester. we are concerned with the temperature near freezing but there will be some slick spots. we have a few lake-effect snow showers moving along the mason- dixon line. don't be surprised if you get a few of those especially this morning.
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